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Prolinnova joins the Agroecology Coalition!

The Agroecology Coalition was set up in 2023 with the purpose of accelerating the transformation of food systems through agroecology. Oliver Oliveros (, long-time Friend of Prolinnova, is Coordinator of the Agroecology Coalition and head of the Coalition Secretariat. The Coalition has a number of functions including the co-creation and exchange of knowledge, seeking to …

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Global Report for 2021-2022

We are pleased to share with you the Global Prolinnova Report for 2021-2022, which provides an overview of the network’s activities and achievements. The report can be found at the following link:  

Report from the 2023 International Partners Workshop in South Africa

Last month we had the International Partners Workshop in Limpopo, South Africa. The workshop report as well as a pdf file containing all the presentations are available on the website at the following links: Workshop report:   Compilation of presentations

ELI-FaNS inception workshop, 20-24 Feb 2023, Accra

The inception workshop for the new 3-year project (Jan 2023 – Dec 2025) funded by Misereor “Expanding the promotion of local innovation for food security and healthy nutrition to strengthen resilience, with a focus on women” (ELI-FaNS) took place in Accra on 20-24 February 2023. Representatives of the five Country Platforms involved in on-the-ground activities …

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Prolinnova-GFAR Innovation Survey

Earlier in 2022, GFAR appointed Prolinnova to undertake a survey of members’ perceptions about innovation, especially local innovation and joint innovation processes. The assignment was led by the Brigid Letty from the Institute of Natural Resources (INR) in collaboration with Sharad Rai (Innovation Development Partners), who is also the Asia Regional Coordinator for Prolinnova. Thanks …

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Virtual International Partners Workshop 2021

The International Partners Workshop (IPW) took place virtually in early October 2021, the first day being an online marketplace that gave partners in the Country Platforms a chance to share some experiences in promoting local innovation and participatory innovation development (PID) activities in their countries. The IPW focused on two main themes – institutionalisation of …

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Virtual marketplace for Prolinnova Country Platforms

On 1 October, we had our first virtual marketplace for Prolinnova Country Platforms (CPs). It was attended by 42 participants from various CPs, members of the Prolinnova Oversight Group, International Support Group and Friends of Prolinnova. Thanks to all the CPs and the farmer innovators for documenting the local innovation and PID processes. The videos …

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African Partners Workshop 2020

Prolinnova-SA participated in the virtual Africa Partners Workshop that took place in October 2020 – see the screen shot! AttachmentSize opening_session.jpg152.18 KB

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